Course: New Psychoactive Substances – the risks

2017-05-18T16:02:34+00:00May 18th, 2017|

APPLICATION FORM 2017 Please find information and an application/booking form re New Psychoactive Substances – the risks. This is for Youth workers, Counsellors, Social Workers, Teachers, Family Support Workers, Medical & Psychiatric Nurses, Probation Staff, Gardaí, Community Workers. To book your place on this course, contact Christina, on 087 9369312 or email:

Part-Time, Job Share Position: Sligo Northside Community Partnership: Assertive Outreach Substance Misuse Worker

2017-05-11T11:35:44+00:00May 8th, 2017| Sligo Northside Community Partnership Limited wish to recruit for the position of Assertive Outreach Substance Misuse Worker (Part Time Job-Share) Overall purpose of Job To provide a consultancy, assessment, outreach and counselling service in relation to substance misuse in Sligo Town and environs. Please see attached link above for a full job description

Prevalence of Drug Use and Gambling in Ireland and NI 2014/2015

2017-03-27T09:59:09+00:00March 27th, 2017| This Bulletin presents the key findings at a local level from the fourth drug prevalence survey of households by Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force (RDATF) in Ireland and Health and Social Care Trust (HSCT) in Northern Ireland. Within Ireland the survey sampled a representative number of people aged 15+ from August 2014 to August 2015. The survey was carried out according to standards set by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA).

Ask About

2017-03-15T10:12:08+00:00March 15th, 2017| Drink Less and Gain More - check out the new website above. No matter how much you drink, find out how it affects your health and mental wellbeing at Ask About, a new website from the HSE The HSE will today, Tuesday 7th March 2017, launch a new website for the public on alcohol – about how much we’re drinking, how it affects us healthwise, and how we can gain more by drinking less. Speaking at today’s launch, Dr Stephanie O’Keeffe, HSE National Director for Health & Wellbeing said, “This is the first HSE website that provides dedicated

NWRDATF 2017 Education & Training Calendar

2017-02-23T16:45:45+00:00February 23rd, 2017|

APPLICATION FORM 2017 QQI APPLICATION FORM 2017 TRAINING CALENDAR 2017 Please find attached the 2017 Education & Training Calendar. To book your course please contact: Christina Murray-McEleney Coordinator Alcohol & other Drugs Training & Education North West Region Donegal ETB ( Education & Training Board) Administrative Offices Ard O'Donnell Letterkenny Co.Donegal Mobile:0879369312 Tel: 0749161508 Email:

Online Survey: Development of an Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy for Sligo City –

2017-02-21T11:54:47+00:00February 21st, 2017| 21st February 2017 HSE Media Release Sligo City is fortunate in that it attracts many festivals and celebrations throughout the year which benefit our local economy greatly. However, the extent to which some engage with alcohol can create difficulties for others. The Sligo Healthy Cities project, in conjunction with the HSE North Western Region Drug & Alcohol Task Force, are offering everyone the opportunity to have their say through a brief online survey attached in the link above. The information from the survey will help to develop a five year strategy to reduce alcohol related harm in Sligo City.

National Alcohol Conference Oct 2016: Presentations

2017-02-02T11:03:57+00:00February 2nd, 2017|

Please click on the links below to see the presentations - The aim of the conference held in October of 2016 was to build capacity of Drug & Alcohol Task Forces and their key partners to provide evidence-based responses to alcohol problems in the communities they serve. Dr S Butler - Treatment and Rehabilitation Responses to Alcohol Problems Putting together a Coherent National Response - National Alcohol Conference Oct16 Dr S Lyons - Problem alcohol use in the Irish population review of current data - National Alcohol Conference Oct16 J OShea - SAOR Screening & Brief Intervention - National Alcohol

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